Q. What is the history of the Event?
A. The inaugural Bathurst 6 Hour was held in 2016 however the first ever motor racing meeting was held over Easter in 1938.
Q. What cars run in the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour?
A. Production cars (CAMS Group 3E Regulations).
Q. What time does the 6 Hour Race start?
A. 11:30am on Sunday 12 April 2020.
Q. Is the 6 Hour Race being televised?
A. Yes, live and free on the 7 Network, with times and channels to be advised.
Q. Is the 6 Hour Race being streamed live?
A. Yes – on 7plus. The stream will be available to both Australian and International audiences.
Q. Is there a radio broadcast of the Race?
A. Yes, broadcast live on B-Rock 99.3FM.
Q. What time do gates open and close?
A. Gates open at 7.00am and close 6.00pm daily.
Q. Where can I buy tickets?
A. Visit the ticketing page of this website for more information.
Q. What parking is available?
A. Public parking is available immediately adjacent to the Main Ticket Box off Panorama Avenue.
Q. What catering options are available?
A. Food vendors will be operating from the Paddock, Harris Park and the top of the mountain. A large grab and go café will be located in the paddock area. Three food trucks will be in Harris Park including a Pizza Van, Chip on a Stick and Mr Whippy. City Red Tops Soccer Club will be open at McPhilamy Park at the top of the Mountain selling fast food and refreshments.
Q. Are hospitality options available?
A. Yes – you can view the event corporate hospitality packages here.
Q. Will alcohol be sold at the Event?
A. Yes, from the Grab and Go Café located behind the Pit Complex.
Q. Is camping offered at this Event?
A. Yes, in the Paddock Campground – see dedicated page on the website.
Q. Can I drive my own car up to the top of the Mount to watch racing?
A. Yes, providing all occupants have a valid ticket (children 12 and under free of charge).
Q. Can I gain access to the Pit complex roof during the Event?
A. Yes, however children must be supervised at all times.
Q. Is there a ‘Will Call’ Office
A. Yes, referred to as the ‘Accreditation Office’ and located at the Main Gate. The hours of operation are:
Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 April: 9.00am – 5.00pm.
Friday 10 and Saturday 11 April: 6.00am – 6.00pm.
Sunday 12 April: 6.00am – noon.
Q. Are there Big Screens?
A. Two screens will be operational on Sunday only, located at Hell Corner and top of the Mountain.
Q. What facilities are there for disabled patrons?
A. Disabled patrons can park in Harris Park (providing official State Govt vehicle pass on the car) and access the disabled elevator attached to the main pedestrian bridge which connects with the pit complex where there is a suitable elevator to access the Paddock (area behind the garages). Disabled toilets are located in the pit complex along with ramps to access the entire complex.
Q. Will official event merchandise and programs be available for sale?
A. Yes, from the official merchandise stall located at the rear of Garage 36.
Q. What first aid service is available?
A. St John’s Ambulance will be operating from sites in the Paddock.
Q. Can I bring my dog?
A. No, animals of any type are prohibited with exception to assistance animals.
Q. Is there an ATM at the Circuit?
A. No, the nearest is located in Bathurst township, approximately 3 km away.
Q. Where is Bathurst?
A. Bathurst is approximately 3 hours by car from the Sydney CBD, 4.5 hours by train or less than an hour by plane – visit www.rex.com.au for flights.
Q. What is the weather normally like in April?
A. Bathurst in April has an average low temperature of 6 degrees Celsius and an average high temperature of 21 degrees Celsius.
Q. What are the accommodation options in Bathurst?
A. Bathurst has a range of accommodation options – click here for Accommodation options .